News - Health

UNAID Decries Lack Of Data For Health Planning

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The 2019 joint annual review of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria meeting commenced in Abuja, on Tuesday.


FG Ups The Ante In War Against Substandard Products

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The Nigerian government says it will stop at nothing to rid the country of fake and substandard products as part of measures to scale up the economy.

Medical Doctors Shun Duty Post Over Attack On Colleague In Ondo

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Medical doctors at the Ondo State Specialists' Hospital in Ikare-Akoko have abandoned their duty posts, over an attack on one of their colleagues, Adeke Funsho.

ABUTH Records First Breakthrough In Open Heart Surgery

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A major breakthrough was recorded in open heart surgery by a team of medical experts at the Multisystem Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti (ABUTH).

LUTH Doctors Suspend Strike

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The Association Of Resident Doctors (ARD) at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital are back to their duty posts after a two-day warning strike.

Girl With Heart Disease Needs N2.5 Million

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Nine-Year-Old Cheneye Bernard has heart disease and has until Monday next week to raise the sum of N2.5 million for surgery.

Imo Concessions Five Hospitals

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Few days to the end of Governor Rochas Okorocha's eight years in office as Imo state Governor, he has concessioned five hospital facilities out of 27 hospitals built in the 27 local government areas of the state.

Cross River Commences Construction Of Referral Hospitals

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Cross River state government has assured the citizens of quality health care services at both primary and secondary levels irrespective of where they reside.

Primary Health Care Agency Struggles To Vaccinate Over 2,000 Communities In North East

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The National Primary Health Care Development Agency is seeking the support of the Nigerian army to vaccinate children against polio in remote, unsafe communities in North-east Nigeria.

NHIS Flags Off Nationwide Free Enrollment Program

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Twenty-six thousand people are to benefit from a free enrollment program provided by the National Health Insurance Scheme.

Kwara Muslim Students Kick Over Renewal Of Tobacco Import Licence

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The Kwara state chapter of the coalition of Muslim students and youths of Nigeria have kicked against the renewal of the import license of a tobacco producing factory located in a university community in the state capital, Ilorin.

Gombe Ndlea Seizes 2.5 Tonnes Of Illicit Drugs

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The national drug law enforcement agency in Gombe state says it has curtailed the flow of illicit drugs in the northeastern part of the country following the seizure of over 2.5 tonnes of illicit drugs with the arrest of thirty-two individuals in the first quarter of this year. 

National Hospital Discharges Patients Attacked During Protest

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The management of the National Hospital in Abuja says it has discharged all nine patients brought to the facility after suspected thugs allegedly attacked them during a protest by members of the Nigeria Labour Congress at the private residence of Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige in Abuja.

Nurses, Midwives Advocate More Employment Opportunities For Health Professionals

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The national association of Nigerian nurses and midwives has called on the Nigerian government to adopt policies aimed at improving healthcare delivery especially employment of an adequate number of nurses and midwives.

Kenya Scientists Investigate Connection Between Hot Food, Beverage And Cancer

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Scientists in Kenya are investigating possible connections between food and beverage temperatures and esophageal cancer.

6 Ways Use Of Social Media Can Affect Your Health

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Social media since its advent, without a doubt, is increasingly gaining momentum, relevance among people across the globe.

Fed Govt Launches National Health, Information Technology Strategic Framework

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The Federal Government of Nigeria has launched a national Health, Information Communication Technology Strategic Framework to guide the implementation of E-health in Nigeria.

Nigeria Needs Three Million Latrines And Toilets Yearly To Combat Open Defecation By 2030

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Nigeria will need to build three million latrines and toilets every year if it must meet the 2030 SDGS target to cater for 47 million citizens currently engaged in open defecation.

Vaccine Ambassadors Advocate Increased Budgetary Allocation For Immunization

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Vaccine ambassadors have called on the Nigerian government to increase its budgetary allocation for routine immunization in order to protect the Nigerian child against childhood diseases.

Over Four Million Nigerian Children Unvaccinated

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Over four million children in Nigeria are yet to be immunized against various vaccine-preventable diseases.

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